I've been to see your mother, but you were off herding
cattle that day.
It is full time that boy went to herding
," said the head-man, while Buldeo puffed and snorted at Mowgli's impertinence.
The gift of speech also evidently proves that man is a more social animal than the bees, or any of the herding
cattle: for nature, as we say, does nothing in vain, and man is the only animal who enjoys it.
At the edge of the marsh and the road, peasant boys and men, who had been herding
for the night, were lying, and in the dawn all were asleep under their coats.
Tiring of the slaughter, a great herding
movement was begun by the soldiers, the intent of which was to drive the street mobs, like cattle, into Lake Michigan.
There were: an old man of fifty, with a crutch because of the leg which had been slashed off by a shark when he was a young boy; a dead Mary with a dead babe at her breast and a dead child of three clutching her hand; and two dead pigs, huge and fat, which the woman had been herding
How could he, herding
with such cattle, ever become worthy of her?
A strapping, ruddy girl was beating flax or some such stuff in a little bit of a good-box of a barn, and she swung her flail with a will--if it was a flail; I was not farmer enough to know what she was at; a frowsy, barelegged girl was herding
half a dozen geese with a stick--driving them along the lane and keeping them out of the dwellings; a cooper was at work in a shop which I know he did not make so large a thing as a hogshead in, for there was not room.
At one in the morning he saw Elijah Davis herding
Henry Finn and Joe Hines, the lumber-jack, toward the door.
There is filling of granges, hewing of wood, malting of grain, and herding
of sheep as much as heart could wish, and I the only son.
I don't care to undertake the herding
of one of those harems," I objected.
True, I met plenty of people, grubbing in little miserable fields that would not keep a cat, or herding
little kine about the bigness of asses.